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Question: Who is your favorite 3rd party presidential candidate?
Ross Perot   -3 (7.7%)
Ralph Nader   -1 (2.6%)
Ron Paul (1988)   -3 (7.7%)
George Wallace   -2 (5.1%)
Eugene Debs   -12 (30.8%)
John C. Breckinridge   -1 (2.6%)
Teddy Roosevelt (1912)   -10 (25.6%)
James Weaver   -1 (2.6%)
Robert La Follette   -3 (7.7%)
Strom Thurmond   -0 (0%)
John Anderson   -2 (5.1%)
Chuck Baldwin   -0 (0%)
Other (list below)   -1 (2.6%)
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Total Voters: 39

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« on: February 19, 2012, 03:44:27 pm »
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I saw a few polls of the same question with democrats and republicans, and decided to do a 3rd party one.
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« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2012, 03:53:32 pm »
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1964 Constitution Party candidate Joseph Lightburn. I do not know what he stood for or what he said, but how can you not agree that this is the finest campaign slogan ever thought of:



Yes, he knew how to use his name to the fullest. May this be said of us.
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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2012, 03:55:13 pm »
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1964 Constitution Party candidate Joseph Lightburn. I do not know what he stood for or what he said, but how can you not agree that this is the finest campaign slogan ever thought of:



Yes, he knew how to use his name to the fullest. May this be said of us.
haha
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« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2012, 04:30:07 pm »
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Eugene V. Debs.
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« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2012, 04:32:43 pm »
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Eugene V. Debs.

Same
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« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2012, 04:37:47 pm »
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John G. Schmitz

And yes, I'm being ironic.  Sort of.
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« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2012, 04:52:44 pm »
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John G. Schmitz

And yes, I'm being ironic.  Sort of.


Oh god honest, why him?
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« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2012, 04:57:23 pm »
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John G. Schmitz

And yes, I'm being ironic.  Sort of.


Oh god honest, why him?

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"Hello, all you commies. I want to deny the rumors that I have been attending candidates' school in Chile or Argentina." greeting reporters as he announced his 1982 candidacy for the U.S. Senate with Yasser Arafat at his side.[15]

How can you not love the guy?
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« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2012, 05:47:12 pm »
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Eugene Debs
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« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2012, 07:14:20 pm »
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Gotta say, I'm a bit surprised by the votes so far. I didn't think I'd see so many fellow Debs fans. I also thought I'd see more TR fans. But hey, the thread is young.
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« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2012, 07:21:22 pm »
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Hard choice between Ross Perot and Ron Paul.  I voted Perot.
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« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2012, 07:22:30 pm »
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"Hello, all you commies. I want to deny the rumors that I have been attending candidates' school in Chile or Argentina." greeting reporters as he announced his 1982 candidacy for the U.S. Senate with Yasser Arafat at his side.[15]

How can you not love the guy?

Okay, this guy's awesome.
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« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2012, 08:37:18 pm »
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TDR. That was easy. The rest all suck.
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« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2012, 09:12:32 pm »
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I love Debs, Weaver, and Teddy Roosevelt, but for the sake of giving the man a little love in this poll, I voted for Weaver.
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« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2012, 09:17:41 pm »
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RON PAUL! RON PAUL! RON PAUL!
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« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2012, 09:20:58 pm »
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Other: Gary Johnson
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« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2012, 10:22:31 pm »
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It's a tough one, but probably Teddy followed by Perot or write-in Gary Johnson.
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« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2012, 10:41:46 pm »
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Other: Gary Johnson
I knew I was forgetting someone. I should have put Gary as one of the options.
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« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2012, 01:17:50 am »
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Wallace. Because I really like style of his speeches.
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« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2012, 06:56:18 am »
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Wallace. Because I really like style of his speeches.
Ewww...not as bad as John Schmitz, but still bad.

Probably Teddy or Debs.
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« Reply #20 on: February 20, 2012, 02:12:06 pm »
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Paul followed by Perot.
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« Reply #21 on: February 20, 2012, 02:32:19 pm »
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Ralph Nader.
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« Reply #22 on: February 20, 2012, 09:38:35 pm »
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Debs
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« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2012, 11:15:44 pm »
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Clearly, 1912 was the best election Smiley)

Though, of course, the Progressive party candidate came second that election. So, properly speaking TDR wasn't a third-party candidate at all - Taft was Smiley))
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« Reply #24 on: February 21, 2012, 12:23:27 am »
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George Wallace.
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